The drug doxycycline hyclate has bacteriostatic characteristics. It is effective in the treatment of infections caused by susceptible organisms, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, chlamydia, and Lyme disease.
Who is Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Capsule for?
Dogs and cats.
Why use Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Capsule?
Doxycycline effectively treats: Bladder Infections Urinary Tract Infections Chlamydia Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Lyme Disease
How does Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Capsule work?
Doxycycline Hyclate is useful in treating bacterial infections. It contains a water-soluble ingredient to exert antibiotic action, which halts the reproduction of bacteria and the production of protein.
How is Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Capsule sold?
Sold by the capsule in 100 mg strengths.
What are the side effects of Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Capsule?
Possible side effects include: Diarrhea Vomiting Mild nausea Although bothersome, these side effects are typically not indicative of a serious condition. Continue administering the medication and consult your veterinarian if your pet experiences any of these side effects.
What special precautions are there?
Never give to a dog that has a renal or liver problem. Discuss all of your pet's antibiotic allergies with your veterinarian before using (including tetracycline, panmycin, dynacin, minocin, declomycin, or sunmycin). When using this medicine, don't allow the animal to eat dairy. If this drug is given to a nursing or pregnant dog, fetal bone development may be slowed. Keep out of the reach of animals and children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Capsule?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
This medication should be administered only after susceptibility and culture tests have been conducted.
For dogs, the usual dosage is 2 to 5 mg per pound of body weight administered every 12 to 24 hours. Follow your veterinarian's instructions for using this medicine. Never use a different dose or for a longer period of time than advised. Consult a veterinarian if you feel the infection is still active. Even if your pet's symptoms appear to be improving, do not stop using the medication until your veterinarian tells you to. When your pet is on this medicine, make sure he or she has continual access to fresh, clean drinking water. When your dog is on this medicine, don't give him any dairy or milk products. Antibiotic absorption may be hampered as a result of these. If you forget to administer a dose, give it as soon as you recall. Never provide another dose if it's almost time for another. You should never administer two doses at once.